Healthy Quinoa Pizza Bites
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Kid Friendly Quinoa Pizza Bites

This healthy, gluten free recipe idea is a kid pleaser!  Quinoa Pizza Bites make a nutritious meal or snack the whole family will love. The perfect pizza alternative that’s so easy to make.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 73kcal
Author Erin Henry

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup chopped pepperoni or veggies optional
  • Marinara Sauce for dipping

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees and then spray a  mini muffin tin VERY well with nonstick spray and set aside.
  • Add all ingredients except parmesan cheese and pizza sauce to a large bowl and stir to combine. Fill mini muffin tin cups to the top with the mixture then place on prepared baking sheet and bake for 13-15 minutes, or until golden brown. 
  • Top with remaining parmesan cheese and broil for about 30 seconds to 1 minute (watch them closely, they burn easily) Let cool for 5 minutes before removing from cups. Serve with warmed pizza sauce.

Notes

Store leftover quinoa pizza bites in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to five days. Reheat before serving.
Nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using a recipe nutrition label generator.
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Nutrition

Calories: 73kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 195mg | Potassium: 56mg | Vitamin A: 80IU | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 0.6mg